North Platte Streak
with Highs 90 or Above
   A ridge of high pressure over the Plains combined with mainly dry conditions resulted in a stretch of mostly sunny skies and highs at or above 90°. The streak this year at North Platte started on June 22 and ended July 7 as Sunday, July 8 was mostly cloudy with scattered rain showers with highs below 90°. The streak was 16 days and ties for 5th for the longest stretch, with highs at or above 90 degrees in recorded history (138 years, 1875-2012). Below is a list of the top 15 longest stretches for highs 90°+ at North Platte, Nebraska.
 
Rank Total Days
90°+
Begin Date End Date Total Days
90°-94°
Total Days
95°-99°
Total Days
100°-104°
Total Days
105°-109°
1 25 7/2/1936 7/26/1936 5 4 9 7
2 23 7/6/1901 7/28/1901 5 13 5 0
3 20 8/25/1990 9/13/1990 7 10 3 0
4 18 7/7/1934 7/24/1934 1 4 6 7
5 16 6/22/2012 7/7/2012 4 7 3 2
8/1/2000 8/16/2000 8 5 3 0
7/18/1987 8/2/1987 6 7 3 0
6/28/1966 7/13/1966 8 7 1 0
8/13/1955 8/28/1955 9 3 4 0
10 15 7/3/1980 7/17/1980 6 4 5 0
7/27/1937 8/10/1937 6 5 3 1
12 14 6/23/1933 7/6/1933 6 6 2 0
7/18/1917 7/31/1971 8 2 4 0
14 13 8/15/2003 8/27/2003 7 4 2 0
7/16/1974 7/28/1974 6 4 3 0
6/30/1937 7/12/1937 8 1 4 0
7/28/1934 8/9/1934 4 4 3 2
6/28/1916 7/10/1916 10 3 0 0
7/3/1886 7/15/1886 5 6 2 0
 
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by Matt Masek
July 8, 2012
 

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